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Pembina Institute and the David Suzuki Foundation release greenhouse gas study

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The Pembina Institute and the David Suzuki Foundation have released an unprecedented study examining the economic and policy implications of Canada's greenhouse gas targets. The report discusses Canada's plan to reduce GHG emissions to 20 per cent below the 1990 level by 2020, as well as what would be required to meet a more ambitious target of a 25 per cent reduction. The analysis shows that with strong federal and provincial government policies, Canada can meet the target in 2020 and still have a strong growing economy, a quality of life higher than Canadians enjoy today, and continued steady job creation across the country. Nevertheless, the report has generated significant controversy among industrial and political leaders in Canada.

More information is available, or you can download the report as a PDF.